Influenza Vaccine Patch Could Become a Reality

Influenza Vaccine Patch Could Become a Reality

Good news may be on the horizon for those who shy way from vaccinations due to a fear of needles. Researchers are currently working to make an influenza vaccine patch a reality. Their vision includes the hope that the patch would be marketed as a product that could be self-administered, thus eliminating the need to […]

Influenza Dropping so Is the Supply of Vaccines as Peak Season Nears

Influenza Dropping so Is the Supply of Vaccines as Peak Season Nears

Influenza illnesses across America has dropped in the past two weeks, but the general peak season of February is around the corner, with supplies of vaccines dropping in counties across the country. Scares over the past two weeks in Canada could repeat itself in the U.S. On Jan. 17, CDC released data that showed influenza […]

Influenza Vaccine Refusal Leads to Nurse’s Dismissal

Influenza Vaccine Refusal Leads to Nurse’s Dismissal

A nurse who is pregnant refused the influenza vaccine, and that has led to her dismissal from her current employment. She stated that she feared the shot would cause a miscarriage, but knew that it was against the health center’s employment terms. Horizon’s Healthcare Services sent a company-wide mandate stating that all employees were to […]

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